Archive for June, 2010

Taking sides with erring foreign Airlines

Taking sides with erring foreign Airlines and deviating from norms, certain Embassies meddle into our internal affairs for the benefit of their Airlines. In an exclusive interview allowed for the editor of Aviation Herald on Jan 31, 2010,at NewDelhi, the Joint Director General of Civil Aviation R.K....

June 27th, 2010 | Cargo, Hospitality | Read More

Middle East business women a target of London hotel

London-based Dukes Hotel,owned by Dubai-based Seven Tides, is targeting female business and leisure guests from the Middle East with the introduction of special ‘Duchess Rooms’ with a personal touch. The fall in the value of the pound has again made London more attractive to foreign visitors...

June 15th, 2010 | Hospitality | Read More

Cool off at Discount Hotels in Bangkok

Blending in cool discounts to energize a vacation and make it memorable, Bangkok hospitality industry takes their guests to explore the warmth and tradition of Thai culture at discount hotels of a Bangkok. Offering the ease of grat accommodations at centralised locations in the heart of a vibrant city,travellers...

June 15th, 2010 | Featured, Hospitality | Read More

CAFS (Casino Air Caterers & Flight Services) expand their operations to Calicut and Chennai.

CAFS is a associate of CGH Earth (Formerly Casino Group of Hotels) and have been in Air Catering at Cochin for over 50 years. CAFS was shifted to Nedumbassery and became a separate strategic business unit with George Dominic as its Managing Director. The state of the art facility adjacent to CIAL caters...

June 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Munnar Hill Stations in Kerala voted as Asia’s Second Best Tourist Destinations

Lagging behind only to Japan’s Tokyo, the serene hill station of Munnar has been voted as the second best travel destination in the world, for the year 2010, by the Massachusetts-based research website & travel guide, Trip Advisor. This picturesque hill station of Kerala is followed by Siem...

June 15th, 2010 | Featured, Tourism | Read More

Why volcanic ash is dangerous for airplanes?

By Jim S Dean In April, ash from Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull grounded flights across the globe heading to and from Europe for days. Although no aircrafts were actually affected, airline companies kept their planes grounded,based upon government safety policy. The effects of this cost the airlines...

June 15th, 2010 | Airlines, Featured | Read More

‘Carry-on Baggage Fee’ calls for displeasure from all quarters

Spirit Airlines’ decision to start charging passengers for carry – on bags is “outrageous ” and”ridiculous,I don’t think they care about their customers.”said few travellers. This maybe the beginning and other airlines are watching and waiting to follow this...

June 11th, 2010 | Featured, Travel | Read More

Budget-minded travellers can teach English and stay free with host families in China

A new Chinese start up company, has assembled a unique opportunity for budget-minded travellers to stay with host families in China for free, simply in exchange for providing English conversation. Hotel rooms are expensive during the World Expo from May 1 to October 31, 2010and many are filling up quickly. More...

June 11th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

China will lead the global cargo market

IATA’s latest forecast shows a 12%increase for cargo in 2010. The figure is driven largely by a strong rebound in Asia-Pacific. International freight growth for the region is up nearly35% year-on-year as of the end of2009. China is the local powerhouse, the third largest trading nation after the...

June 11th, 2010 | Airlines | Read More

First runway on a river in India

An engineering marvel is getting ready at the Chennai airport, a runway bridge across the Adyar river that can even take the weight of an A380 aircraft. The bridge is being built so that the secondary runway can be extended over the bridge to the other side of the river.The country’s first bridge...

June 11th, 2010 | Airlines | Read More
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